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My six week old puppy has worms. It looks like rice. I can’t afford the vet costs right now so a friend told me that horse supply stores carry a dewormer that is safe for a dog to use. Is this true? If so,what is it?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
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Expert:  Jess Bellinger replied 11 years ago.
Try Homeopet 3 in 1 wormer, very effective and natural. Not very expensive either. Here's a link:

http://www.onlynaturalpet.com/HomeoPet_Wrm_Clear_p/120004.htm

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Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.

 If your pet has worms that look like white rice or sesame seeds, you will need to see the vet for drontal or droncit.  Over the counter wormers and wormers that you can buy at the feed store will not work for tapeworms. 


Most vets will not require that you bring the pet in for exam if you have a relationship with them.  They will ask you to describe the tapeworm and you can go by and pick up medication.  This will save you the cost of an office visit.


Let me know if you have more questions.

Expert:  Jess Bellinger replied 11 years ago.
Homeopet will work for tapeworm. I've used it with my pets before with good results. It advertises that it works on tapeworms.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Thank you so much for the answer. It is a great help!

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